Columbia “Connie” DiLeo

Columbia (nee Canestri) DiLeo, 88, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2011, at her residence in Clinton Township, NJ.

Beloved Wife of the Late Albert DiLeo. Loving Mother of Gail Fiorillo and her husband Michael and Glenn DiLeo and his wife Lynne. Dear Sister of Cosmo Canestri, Mary Leonardis, Madeline Brenner and the late Luke Canestri, Jenny Palmucci and Beatrice Palma. Devoted Grandmother of Michael, Alyssa, Jessica and Nicholas.

Mrs. DiLeo was born in Elizabeth and had lived in Hillside for most of her life before moving to Clinton Township eight years ago.

Funeral from the Growney Funeral Home, 1070 North Broad Street, Hillside, N.J. on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 8:30 AM.

The Funeral Mass will be offered at The Church of St. Catherine of Siena, Hillside. NJ. at 10:00 AM.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 27th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.

Internment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J.

Donations in Mrs. DiLeo’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society.